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CNN
Jan 31, 2013 11:00pm EST
friendly fire on capitol hill. an incredibly long day of tough questions for president obama's defense secretary nominee chuck hagel. one of the most contentious moments came when senator john mccain asked whether the 2007 surge troop in iraq was successful. >> the question is, were you right or wroeng? that's a pretty straightforward question. i would like you to answer whether you are right or wrong and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show that you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why -- >> no, i actually would like an answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. >> another hot topic at the hearing today, it was a 2006 interview that hagel gave to former middle east peace negotiator, erin david miller. now, in that interview, hagel said this. "the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here." now, today of that comment about the "jewish lobby," hagel said categorically, i regret it. >> i've already said i
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 4:00pm PST
," not so friendly fire on capitol hill. a long day of tough questions for president obama's defense secretary nominee, chuck hagel. it was his senate confirmation hearing. and up with of the most contentious moments came when hagel's old friend, and former colleague, senator john mccain, asked whether the 2007 u.s. troop surge in iraq, which you may recall, hagel had called, in his words, the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam, he asked whether that surge had ultimately been successful. >> the question is, were you right or wrong? that's a pretty straightforward question. i would like to answer whether you were right or wrong, and then you are free to elaborate. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer on a lot of things. >> let the record show that you refuse to answer that question. now, please go ahead. >> well, if you would like me to explain why -- >> no, i actually would like an answer. yes or no. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no. >> another hot topic at the hearing today, it was a 2006 interview that hagel gave to fo
CNN
Feb 1, 2013 4:00pm PST
building. >>> "outfront," brooks versus brooks. peter brooks, former assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, rosa brooks, former assistant secretary of defense in the obama administration, pretty perfect, guys. rose sa, i want to start with you on this issue of language and what this country calls a terror attack and what it doesn't. obviously it appears after benghazi it was not as clear as it was today. i wanted to play an exchange that happened between state department folks person victoria nuland and a reporter a week after the attack on the american consulate in benghazi. >> does the united states government regard what happened in benghazi as an act of terror? >> again, i'm not going to put labels on this until we have a complete investigation. okay? >> you don't regard it as an act of terrorism? >> i don't think we know enough. >> all right, heroes sa is what jay carney said today about the attack in turkey. >> a suicide bombing on the perimeter of an embassy is by definition an act of terror, it as terrorist attack. >> it seems like that's a pretty direct
CNN
Jan 25, 2013 4:00pm PST
of revenge would be exacted upon those who perpetrated it. here's what defense secretary leon panetta told me what he would do against al qaeda in mali. >> we've got to go after al qaeda wherever the hell they're at. and make sure they find no place to hide. because let's not forget the main goal of al qaeda is to attack the united states. we've got to go after them. in yemen, in somalia, and yes, in mali if necessarily. >> he says, go after wherever the hell they're at, whether that be yemen, somalia, or mali. jay carney though from the white house, really much more tentati tentative. here's what he said just this week. >> wear working with france and support their effort in mali. and believe that the goal of preventing terrorists safe haven is an important one. >> general clark, going after al qaeda wherever the hell they're at is very different than, we are working with france. >> well, not necessarily, erin. first of all, we have the africa command there, they're working very closely with french counterparts and british counterparts who are part of this. obviously the intelligence communi
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 4:00pm PST
. the reason though was largely due to cuts in defense spending, which plunged from a year ago. all the economists we spoke to say a underlying numbers show the economy is still growing. a huge segment of the economy and today, defense secretary nominee chuck hagel indicate ede is ready to act in iran. he said the window is closing for diplomacy in iran and said all options are on the table for u.s. strategies for dealing with the committee. come under fire critics who say he hasn't been tough enough on iran, but what he said there mirrors what's been said by everyone else. john avlon writes why those critics are outside the mainstream. not chuck hagel. >>> it's been 545 days since is u.s. lost its top credit rating. the federal reserve says blame it on the rain. they say economic growth has paused in recent months and blames the weather. the committee says it will continue its bond buying program. >>> and our fourth story "outfront," the voices of newtown. right now, family and friends of the town's devastating shooting are speaking before the final hearing of the connecticut legis
CNN
Jan 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
not carry over here. >> let me ask each of you about the cut-backs on defense. this seems crucial to me. i don't know if you saw the "wall street journal" had an op-ed saying why the french can't fight. provocative title and they backed it up with the facts that they pulled. they have a point of view but they note that the french are deploying into mali right now with barely half the vehicles that they had four years ago. there have been so many cut-backs in the french military. barney frank always used to tell me they're freeloading off the u.s. everyone freeloads off the u.s. military but if we start cutting back dramatically are we going to end up in a situation where we can't fight a traditional war, the only thing worse than having to be the country that bears the security risk for the whole world is not being able to do it? >> let me jump in here because quite frankly, that goes to the essence of why we have a government and our senior leadership as we discuss these fiscal cuts needs to get to the heart of why we have a government in the first place. if you go back to the preamble of
CNN
Jan 30, 2013 8:00pm PST
, though, is largely due to cuts in defense spending which plunged from a year ago. all of the economists we spoke to said the underlying numbers say the economy is still growing. and today chuck hagel indicated he is ready to act in iran should diplomacy fail. hagel said the window is closing for diplomacy. the same committee holds a confirmation hearing for hagel. critics say he hasn't been tough enough on iran. what he said there mirrors everybody else. john avalon writes why those critics are outside the mainstream of policy. not chuck hagel. it's been 545 days since the u.s. lost it is top credit rating. what are we going to get it back? the federal reserve says blame it on the rain. economic growth has paused in recent month and blames the weather. they will continue the bond buying program. >>> the voices of newtown. right now family and friends of the victims of the town's devastating shooting are speaking before the final hearing of the connecticut legislatures bipartisan task force. it's on gun violence and school safety. it is the first hearing of that task force to be held in
CNN
Jan 28, 2013 4:00pm PST
were complementary were willing to go by name. peter brooks, assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, ann marie slaughter worked for secretary clinton. great to have both of you. peter, what do you think? we saw this article today in the "los angeles times." i have not seen many articles questioning at all the tenure of secretary clinton. this was the first. >> i'm not a diplomatic historian, but i think some of the fawning has been over the top. we saw this at her hearing over benghazi. we saw this, you know, i think, when she also introduced john kerry. i think you have to -- it's too early to say in terms of a legacy, but i think if you look at the record, there are a lot of problems that happened during her tenure. i would say things like syria, the lack of progress on iran, north korea, the russian relationship. you can go on and on and on. it's fair to say this is a very tough job, and each secretary of state gets a different set of circumstances they have to deal with, so it's very difficult to compare them. >> ann marie, what is your point of view? maybe this c
CNN
Jan 31, 2013 2:00am EST
uncharacteristic. but the comments that were made by the defensive back for the 49ers, they are just ignorant. we all know the situation that they are in such a macheesemo environment, i want to say that i understand but i don't. >> if someone came to you and said, coy, i'm gay, i'm thinking about being the first person to come out, would you say, it might be better to wait ten years? >> i'm a firm believe in being who you are. as a team captain on every team that i've ever been a part, i've always been there for my teammates regardless of their sexuality. it makes no difference how you perform on the football field and some of the toughest, strongest men i know are gay. >> all right. thank you very much. eloquently put. >>> the blackberry z10 does not hit stores until march. but we have one to show you tonight. our sneak peak is "outfront" next. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. music: "make someone happy" music: "make someone happy" ♪it's so important to make meone happy.♪.♪it's so e ♪make just one
Search Results 0 to 35 of about 36 (some duplicates have been removed)